December 2006 Values Update Survey

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OPNDEM

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Is your overall opinion of the Democratic Party very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?
  1) Very favorable
  2) Mostly favorable
  3) Mostly unfavorable
  4) Very unfavorable
  5) Never heard of
  8) Can't relate
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very favorable 15.1% 15.1%
Mostly favorable 38.6% 53.7%
Mostly unfavorable 22.7% 76.4%
Very unfavorable 12.2% 88.6%
Never heard of .4% 89%
Can't relate 8.2% 97.2%
Refused 2.8% 100%
Total N = 982

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Very favorable 17.1% 15.9% 12.8% 11.2% 14.4% 20.0% 15.0%
Mostly favorable 39.7% 40.8% 41.0% 40.7% 34.4% 35.8% 38.9%
Mostly unfavorable 20.6% 23.4% 22.7% 22.2% 23.5% 22.1% 22.5%
Very unfavorable 15.9% 9.3% 11.7% 16.4% 13.7% 8.2% 12.5%
Never heard of 0.0% 1.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Can't relate 4.4% 8.7% 7.8% 6.5% 11.2% 10.0% 8.1%
Refused 2.4% 0.6% 2.9% 2.9% 2.8% 3.9% 2.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
961


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very favorable 15.4% 14.7% 15.0%
Mostly favorable 37.3% 40.0% 38.7%
Mostly unfavorable 24.7% 20.8% 22.7%
Very unfavorable 14.5% 10.1% 12.2%
Never heard of 0.8% 0.0% 0.4%
Can't relate 4.9% 11.3% 8.2%
Refused 2.5% 3.1% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
982


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Very favorable 20.3% 16.8% 14.3% 10.1% 14.9%
Mostly favorable 31.3% 41.1% 34.7% 42.3% 38.6%
Mostly unfavorable 13.3% 19.0% 26.4% 29.0% 22.7%
Very unfavorable 13.7% 12.7% 12.2% 11.0% 12.3%
Never heard of 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Can't relate 13.3% 8.6% 8.1% 5.5% 8.3%
Refused 5.1% 1.8% 4.3% 2.1% 2.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
978


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Very favorable 1.7% 37.1% 9.1% 16.0%
Mostly favorable 20.0% 50.2% 42.4% 39.2%
Mostly unfavorable 42.0% 5.7% 26.5% 23.9%
Very unfavorable 28.1% 2.3% 10.2% 12.2%
Never heard of 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Can't relate 5.2% 4.4% 9.6% 6.8%
Refused 2.0% 0.3% 2.3% 1.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
907


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Very favorable 10.2% 33.8% 22.6% 15.0%
Mostly favorable 38.0% 49.8% 33.6% 38.5%
Mostly unfavorable 26.7% 10.0% 14.8% 22.8%
Very unfavorable 13.4% 3.7% 13.6% 12.3%
Never heard of 0.3% 0.0% 1.2% 0.4%
Can't relate 8.8% 2.7% 9.6% 8.3%
Refused 2.7% 0.0% 4.6% 2.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
973



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